"TaiChi" Exercise for Elderly Care

  • Siu Kan Law
  • Dawn Ching Tung Au
  • Albert Wing Nang Leung
  • Chuan Shan Xu
Keywords: TaiChi, Excercise, Elderly, Care

Abstract

Letter to Editor titled "TaiChi" Exercise for Elderly Care

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Author Biographies

Siu Kan Law

Faculty of Science and Technology, The Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong, Tsing Yi, New Territories, Hong Kong

Dawn Ching Tung Au

Faculty of Science and Technology, The Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong, Tsing Yi, New Territories, Hong Kong

Albert Wing Nang Leung

School of Nursing, Tung Wah College, 31 Wylie Road, Ho Man Tin, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Chuan Shan Xu

Key Laboratory of Molecular Target and Clinical Pharmacology, State Key Laboratory of Respiratory Disease, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences & Fifth Affiliated Hospital, Guangzhou Medical University, Guangzhou 511436, China

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DOI: 10.26440/IHRJ/0601.04532
Published: 2022-04-21
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Siu Kan Law, Dawn Ching Tung Au, Albert Wing Nang Leung, Chuan Shan Xu. "TaiChi" Exercise for Elderly Care. IHRJ [Internet]. 2022Apr.21 [cited 2024Apr.13];6(1):LE1-LE2. Available from: https://ihrjournal.com/ihrj/article/view/532
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